As well as his much publicized gig on Eclipse, the third Twilight film, Hard Candy and 30 Days of Night director David Slade also has the horror film Cold Skin in preproduction. Slade has reportedly been working on the project since 2008, consulting with screenwriter Jesus Olmo until they’d arrived at a draft they were pleased with.

According to Variety, this fit-to share screenplay is currently out to cast and, depending on who comes on board, the budget will swing up or down around the $25 million mark. Pleasantly modest moneys, I’d say, and almost definitely set to be leapfrogged by the BO receipts by time the film hits DVD.

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